Backpacking Food: How to Make Corso Trail Mix and Boca Spiced Nuts

How to Make Corso Trail Mix and Boca Spiced Nuts

I’m pretty sure every backpacker packs some sort of nuts. Why? Because they are a great, dry, lightweight snack with some great natural calories. But let’s face it, they can get really boring.

Corso Trail Mix

Check out these two recipes to elevate your snack game. I created a quick spice mix to jazz up some nuts with smoked paprika as the star of the show. Give your handful a little heat, toast them up, and dust on some flavor to change nuts forever.

Boca Spiced Nuts


If you are feeling a little more adventurous, try my Corso Trail Mix where I combine some of my favorite, different snack ingredients from dried fruit, to seedy crackers. What gets mixed up is sure to be one of your new favorite snacks for the 2022 season.  Get out there, eat well and share the tasty experience!

Watch Chef Corso Cook the Corso Trail Mix

Elevate your trail mix with this tasty recipe. It’s fast and easy!

Boca Spiced Nuts Full Ingredient List

This quick spice mix is an easy way to jazz up some nuts. Not a typical trail mix, but something even more delicious! This is a satisfying mix of dried fruit, nuts, seeds, and other snack ingredients.

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Learn more about Chef Corso, and see all our Backpacking Food and Trail Recipes!

MONTyBOCA and Chef Corso serve the camping, backpacking, hiking, and outdoor communities looking to elevate their meals. The company is headquartered in Seattle, Washington, and recipes are trail-tested by the MONTyBOCA community all over the world. All recipes are fast, easy, mindful of pack weight and volume, require no pre-prep or dehydrating, and focus on real fresh ingredients rather than dry, salty, and expensive packaged options. Follow along on Instagram and on YouTube.


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Chef Corso

Professional chef and founder of Outdoor Eats, Chef Corso wants to help you make meals in the wilderness. With over 160 trail tested meals, instructional guides and videos, and an upbeat attitude he will teach you to enjoy better, healthier foods on your backpacking trips. Follow him on Instagram.

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